Water main break leaving water services shut down

ESCANABA — The City of Escanaba is alerting residents to a water main break that will cause water services to be shut off for some houses in the area.

The break occurred near in the intersection of 13th Ave South and South 13th St near Veteran’s Park. Water services will be shut off in that area beginning around 12:15 p.m. and will last for a couple of hours.

Water plant personnel will be going door to door notifying homes that are affected. Crews will be flushing city mains until about 4 p.m. They ask that residents to allow them to flush the water mains before using water in homes.

The city is also asking drivers to allow extra time if travelling through that area.

For any questions, please contact the City of Escanaba Water Department at 906-786-3291.